Category Archives: Advice/Tools/Tips

Time to Spare

Hello, It’s been a while.  I have had some internet connection issues…As per my theme and the Mad Musicians for Hire mission, “It’s about the Music,” an executive decision was made to refrain from posting on this web site until … Continue reading

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Rough Mixes – What are They

For me, a mix is not a rough mix until I am done tracking. Regardless of the overall quality and cohesiveness associated with a project, I am not bouncing tracks to stereo and seriously evaluating tracks as they pertain to … Continue reading

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Tips for Windows Users

Here is a workflow tip for all Windows users… I don’t know about you but I know as a Keyboardist and Producer, there are a gazillion-and-one details that I must know.  Seriously, these are must know things like progam mapping, … Continue reading

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In a Rut? What’s Today?

This tip is geared mainly for Keyboardists, though parts of it might apply to other instrumentalists or musicologists: Often there have been times when I start working on a project only to find I cannot finish it or worse can’t … Continue reading

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Why Drum Module Software Plug-Ins Work for Me

Part I – The Drums, The Studio, The Drummer A good software drum module plugin is something I cannot over emphasize when it comes to working in the studio.  I’m not advocating it as a substitute for a live drum … Continue reading

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